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A Christmas Manger Rey, H. A. 1942 The familiar Christmas story as seen through the eyes of the creator/illustrator of Curious George.
A Fish out of Water Palmer, Helen Marion 1961 A boy gets a pet fish, but he feeds the fish too much and it begins to grow, and grow, until it takes over the city swimming pool. And then…
A Horse Named Dragon Warner, Gertrude Chandler 2008 Mystery The Alden children are staying at the Dare to Dream Ranch with their friend Cookie while Grandfather is away. But something is mysterious. Some of the horses are missing…
A Kiss for Little Bear Minaret, Else Homeland 1968 Grandmother sends Little Bear a thank you kiss via Hen. Hen passes the kiss to Frog who passes it to Cat who passes it to Little Skunk until Hen decides…
A Pocket for Corduroy Freeman, Don 1980 Corduroy is a toy bear who wants a pocket for himself. He searches for one in a Laundromat, but Lisa, the little girl in his life, loses him while helping…
Ahoy There, Little Polar Bear de Beer, Hans 1988 Lars gets caught in a fishing net and ends up on another adventure in the colorful world outside his all-white arctic.
Alfie Gets in First Hughes, Shirley 1982 When he arrives home ahead of his mother and sister, Alfie accidentally locks himself in the house alone. Color illustrations reveal Alfie and his warm and caring family and neighbors.
Alfie’s Feet Hughes, Shirley 1982 Alfie can put on new boots all by himself. They are perfect for splashing through puddles and stamping in mud
Alistair in Outer Space Sadler, Marilyn 1984 Alistair Griddle is a sensible boy. Taking his library books back to the library, however, he gets accidentally abducted by aliens. Now how is he to get his books to…
Alistair’s Elephant Sadler, Marilyn 1983 Going home from the zoo on a free children’s day, Alistair is followed by an elephant. Alistair has the problem of how to keep an elephant. The problem of it…
Alistair’s Time Machine Sadler, Marilyn 1986 Alistair Griddle makes himself a time machine. It doesn’t quite work the way it ought to however.
Amelia Bedelia Parish, Peggy 1963 A newly-hired housekeeper causes mayhem when her literal-minded obedience to orders runs amuck. Fritz Siebel's illustrations for this first in the series don't have the playfulness of the illustrations found…
Amelia Bedelia and the Baby Parish, Peggy 1981 When Amelia Bedelia is left in charge of a baby she's completely outside her element. Fortunately the baby's mother has left detailed instructions. Amelia Bedelia follows the list of instructions…
Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower Parish, Peggy 1966 Amelia Bedelia and her cousin prepare a surprise shower with her typical literalness that leads to outrageous results.
Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping Parish, Peggy 1985 Amelia Bedelia follows instructions exactly on her first camping trip. This includes pitching a tent and other literal-minded tasks.
Amelia Bedelia Helps Out Parish, Peggy 1976 Amelia Bedelia finds a like-minded and willing pupil in her niece Effie Lou as they follow instructions literally for sewing seeds and dusting potato bugs.
Amelia Bedelia, Rocket Scientist? Parish, Herman 2005 With Herman Parish's dry humor, Amelia Bedelia volunteers to help out at the school science fair. Her cheerfully literal-mindedness drives the visiting dignitary/scientist to distraction.
Amos Camps Out : a Couch Adventure in the Wood Seligson, Susan 1992 Amos and his couch go camping only to find that he's supposed to protect the campsite from bears.
Amos, Ahoy! : a Couch Adventure on Land and Sea Seligson, Susan 1990 Amos becomes a reluctant hero when he rescues a boy on a ferry while he's trying to escape from a dog-bully on his motorized couch.
Amos: The Story of an Old Dog and His Couch Seligson, Susan 1987 An old dog finds he has some new tricks when he discovers that the couch he lounges on all day has a motor and can be driven. Howie Schneider's comic-like…
An Evening at Alfie’s Hughes, Shirley 1995 A pipe bursts while Alfie's parents are out, but Alfie helps his baby-sitter cope with the situation and his crying sister until all is fixed.
Anatole and the Cat Titus, Eve 1957 Anatole is a mouse who provides for his family by being a cheese taster for the famous Monsieur D’vual. No one knows that Anatole is a mouse instead of a…
And to Think that I Saw it on Mulberry Street Seuss, Dr. 1937 Concerned that his daily report to his father of the events of his day is becoming boring, a boy imagines what he might report in a more interesting recitation. Dr.…
Ann Likes Red Seymour, Dorothy Z. 1965 A little girl loves red and refuses to buy any clothes that aren't her favorite color. Charming, and perfect for early readers.
Annie’s Pet Brenner, Barbara 1989 Annie has five birthday dollars to spend, and she is going to get a pet! Along the way she buys things for her pet, but when she gets to the…
Anybody at Home? Rey, H. A. 1938 In short verses, this book helps children identify various homes and the animals and items that are in homes.
Are You my Mother? Eastman, P.D. 1961 A birdling hatches and wanders his new world looking everywhere for his mother.
Are You Ready to Play Outside? Willems, Mo 2008 Piggie and Gerald are ready to play outside. But it starts to rain and Piggie doesn’t like rain. So Gerald has to help her stay out of the rain. But…
Au Clair de la Lune, and Other French Nursery Songs Rey, Margret and H. A. 1941 A collection of French songs with ten full-page color lithos to accompany musical score for classical French tunes.
Aunt Eater Loves a Mystery Cushman, Doug 1987 Aunt Eater, a grandmotherly spinster, loves to read mystery books. But what will Aunt Eater do when she has to solve some mysteries for herself? An I Can Read book.
Aunt Eater’s Mystery Vacation Cushman, Doug 1992 Aunt Eater takes a vacation, but ends up having to solve several mysteries at the hotel where she is staying—including following a mystery author all over the hotel. An I…
Be Ready at Eight Parish, Peggy 1996 White-haired Miss Molly has a string on her finger to remind her of something important; however, she can't remember what it is. As she meets her friends and neighbors, they…
Beats Me, Claude Nixon, Joan Lowery 1986 One hilarious adventure after another follow Shirley's attempts to make an apple pie until an orphan boy makes a pie that wins Claude's favor and a place for himself in…
Bicycle to Treachery : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1995 Separated from the rest of the bicyclists on a bicycle tour of Holland, Miss Mallard stays at an inn which has something shady going on. In an effort to help…
Big Dog Little Dog Eastman, P.D. 1973 Two dogs are opposites in every way but are still great friends.
Big Max Platt, Kin 1965 Big Max, the world’s greatest detective, is called by the king of Pooka Pooka to find the king’s missing elephant., Jumbo. Will Big Max be fooled by footprints that might…
Big Max in the Mystery of the Missing Moose Platt, Kin 1977 Big Max is back, this time on the trail of a missing moose named Marvin. Whether traveling by umbrella, boat, or dog sled, Big Max can find the clues he…
Billy and Blaze Anderson, C. W. 1936 Billy and Blaze learn to be a team as they practice for the Masan Horse Show. This is the first book in the Billy and Blaze series. C.W. Anderson's sensitive…
Billy’s Picture Rey, H. A. 1948 Billy the Bunny is an illustrator who knows just how he wants his pictures to look. He has several helpful friends with other artistic ideas. Soon Billy's self-portrait is nothing…
Blaze and the Forest Fire Anderson, C. W. 1938 Billy and Blaze must alert the local farmers of a forest fire that is moving quickly towards them.
Blaze and the Gray Spotted Pony Anderson, C. W. 1968 Billy and Blaze help their friend and neighbor Tommy, who loves to ride Blaze and has always wanted a pony, get a pony of his own.
Blaze and the Gypsies Anderson, C. W. 1937 The continued adventures of a boy and his horse. Blaze is stolen by some traveling gypsies. While getting him back Billy and Blaze make new friends.
Blaze and the Indian Cave Anderson, C. W. 1964 Billy and Blaze spend a night camping at an old Indian cave. When he wakes up the next morning, Billy find his horse gone.
Blaze and the Lost Quarry Anderson, C. W. 1966 Billy and Blaze encounter several adventures while they look for a lost quarry.
Blaze and the Mountain Lion Anderson, C. W. 1959 Billy and Blaze meet a dangerous mountain lion while riding near their ranch.
Blaze and Thunderbolt Anderson, C. W. 1955 Billy and Blaze encounter a maverick they name Thunderbolt on their adventures in the wild west.
Blaze Finds Forgotten Roads Anderson, C. W. 1970 Billy and his friend Tommy explore the countryside with their ponies Blaze and Dusty. But when their exploring is done they can't find their way home again.
Blaze Finds the Trail Anderson, C. W. 1960 Billy and Blaze go exploring and before long a storm is brewing. That's when Billy realizes he is lost.
Blaze Shows the Way Anderson, C. W. 1969 Billy and Blaze and their friends Tommy and his pony Dusty enter the pair jumping contest.
Blue-ribbon Henry Calhoun, Mary 1998 Henry the cat wins a ribbon at the county fair, but not before having many adventures. Told from Henry's viewpoint, he rescues a boy from a pig, a girl from…
Blueberries for Sal McCloskey, Robert 1948 A little girl and her mother and a little bear it his mother become all mixed up on blueberry hill. McCloskey's illustrations of his own family provide heart warming accompaniment…
Bound for Legend San Souci, Robert D. 1995 The true story of Kate Shelley, a 15 year old Iowa girl who braved wind, rain, thunder, and lightning to prevent a train wreck.
Bravo, Amelia Bedelia Parish, Herman 1997 Some employers never learn. When Amelia Bedelia is sent to pick up the guest conductor for the concert her literal-mindedness wreaks havoc that will especially be meaningful to musicians.
Buford, the Little Bighorn Peet, Bill 1967 Buford is a big horn sheep, but unlike most young big horns his horns are much to big curving down under his feet. The rocky ledges are much to dangerous…
Burt Dow, Deep Waterman McCloskey, Robert 1963 A tall tale about a modern-day Jonah, McCloskey's love of Maine and its people drive the illustrations and the prose in this humorous look on an old story. This story…
Cable Car to Catastrophe : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1982 While on a skiing trip with her nephew in the Swiss Alps, Miss Mallard, the world famous “ducktective” witnesses a robbery from the cable car window.
Can You See What I See? Wick, Walter 2008 This book, done solely by the acclaimed photographer of the “I Spy” books, is filled with complex photographs with rhymes challenging the reader to find objects in the pictures.
Can You See What I See? Dream Machine Wick, Walter 2003 In this picture adventure to search and solve, the photographs follow the figurine, Seymour, through a bedroom into a dream world in its flying machine. This book, done solely by…
Caps for Sale Slobodkina, Esphyr 1940 Unlike many peddlers, this cap peddler carries his wares on his head instead of his back. While the peddler takes a nap all his hats are stolen by a bunch…
Cars and Trucks and Things that Go Scarry, Richard 1974, 2002 Ma and Pa and Penny and Pickles Pig are going on a picnic at the beach. Along the way they meet all sorts of vehicles. Some are very unusual. All…
Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys Rey, Margret and H. A. 1942 Cecily Giraffe is lonely after her family is captured and taken to zoos. She meets up with a family of monkeys (staring a young Curious George) who contrive to keep…
Chester Hoff, Syd 1961 Chester the horse wants to be loved and cared for. After trying all sorts of jobs, he finds the place for him. An I Can Read Book.
Choo-Choo Burton, Virginia Lee 1937 A train engine decides it could run faster without all the cars dragging along behind, so it takes off by itself and discovers just how far it can go.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Barret, Judi 1978 After Grandpa accidently tosses a pancake across the kitchen, he tells his grandchildren a tall-tale about a land where all the food falls from the sky like rain or snow.
Come and Have Fun Hurd, Edith Thacher 1962 A cat spends the book trying to coax a mouse to come out of his hole in the wall.
Commander Toad and the Intergalactic Spy Yolen, Jane 1986 The crew aboard Commander Toad’s spaceship has received a message that they must save his cousin—but their mission could be fatal if they choose the wrong spy-in-disguise.
Commander Toad and the Planet of the Grapes Yolen, Jane 1982 Commander Toad has discovered a new planet. However, the planet seems to be allergic to the crew of the Star Warts.
Corduroy Freeman, Don 1968 Corduroy is the story of a teddy bear in a department store who always wanted to have a home, and a little girl named Lisa who always wanted a teddy…
Cross-Country Cat Calhoun, Mary 1979 Henry the cat gets left behind at a snowed-in cabin. He puts on make-shift x-country skis and heads for civilization on his own. These Henry books are cute, but might…
Cully Cully and the Bear Gage, Wilson or Steele, Mary Q. 1983 Cully Cully wants to take a nap, but the ground is too hard. He goes to get himself a nice soft bearskin, but instead of going bear hunting, he finds…
Curious George Rey, H. A. 1941 George is a monkey living in the jungle until his curiosity causes him to be captured. The story follows his journey across the ocean and to a jail, a balloon…
Curious George Flies a Kite Rey, H. A. 1958 Who would have guessed that the power of the wind would cause George to be swept away by a kite? Good thing his friend owns a helicopter.
Curious George Gets a Medal Rey, H. A. 1957 Based in the early days of the space program, George is volunteered to be the first monkey in space. But first he must flood his home, cause trouble on a…
Curious George Goes to the Hospital Rey, Margaret and H. A. 1966 George causes his usual mayhem, but this time in a hospital's children's ward. Will modern medicine ever be the same?
Curious George Learns the Alphabet Rey, H. A. 1963 When the man with the yellow hat illustrates the alphabet for his curious monkey friend, George realizes how to make new mischief as he learns how to write.
Curious George Rides a Bike Rey, H. A. 1952 When George gets a bike, he finds that he can easily do tricks that human children can't. This gets him a job in the circus where he can't stay out…
Curious George Takes a Job Rey, H. A. 1947 Based on a true story of an escaped downs child, George finds himself at the center of attention when he paints a mural on an apartment wall when he's supposed…
Cyrus the Unsinkable Sea Serpent Peet, Bill 1975 Cyrus is a bored sea serpent who is tired of everybody being afraid of him. A shark suggests he attack some ships to brighten his days, but Cyrus gets some…
Danger in Tibet : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1989 Miss Mallard, the world famous “ducktective” must attempt to climb the treacherous Mt. Everest as she searches for her lost nephew who disappeared tracking a thief. Can Miss Mallard both…
Danny and the Dinosaur Hoff, Syd 1958 Danny goes to a museum and brings a dinosaur back out with him to play. The dinosaur is quite the hit with Danny’s friends.
Diary of a Wombat French, Jackie 2003 The diary of a wombat, describing its life over a few days as it ‘trains’ the humans that live nearby.
Dig to Disaster : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1982 Miss Mallard, the world famous “ducktective”, is on an expedition to look for a lost Mayan city, pursued by strange occurrences. The entire group of ducks is growing more and…
Dogsled to Dread : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1987 Miss Mallard, the world famous “ducktective”, is in Alaska to start off the dogsled races. However, before the races even begin, she find she must solve the mystery of who…
Elizabite: The Adventures of a Carnivorous Plant Rey, Margaret and H. A. 1942 In humorous verse Rey tells the story of how a plant, called Elizabite, with a taste for meat can’t help but cause trouble when a professor takes her to his…
Encore for Eleanor Peet, Bill 1981 Eleanor is a retired circus elephant. Although she is given a nice place in a zoo, she is far from happy until a young artist happens by. That is when…
Evil Under the Sea : A Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1992 Miss Mallard the world famous “ducktective” is in Australia to help figure out whose evil scheme is destroying the Great Barrier Reef. Can she also find out who is driving…
Father Bear Comes Home Minaret, Else Homeland 1959 Little Bear and his friends welcome Father Bear home from his fishing trip. Little Bear and his father go fishing, and Little Bear meets a mermaid.
Feed the Animals Rey, H. A. 1944 A brother and sister take a trip to the zoo to help the zoo keeper feed the animals which are shown as they emerge behind flaps.
Find the Constellations Rey, H. A. 1954 This children's book is also a reference book at MIT. Why? As an astronomer with 3 Ph. D's wrote: "I still think of the constellations as Rey drew them and…
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and the Big Red Hen Lindman, Maj 1960 Three Swedish sisters baby-sit for seven chickens. But a hawk is trying to catch the biggest red hen for dinner. When the red hen disappears they fear the worst.
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and the Girl Next Door Lindman, Maj 1940 Three Swedish sisters discover a new neighbor and show her how much fun it is to work and play together.
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and the Little Dog Lindman, Maj 1946 Three Swedish sisters find a wet little dog whimpering on their doorstep. They take him in and care for him until their Mother finds a notice in the newspaper about…
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and the New Dotted Dresses Lindman, Maj 1939 Three Swedish sisters are given beautiful new dresses to wear. The girls run off to play, but find an old woman who needs help. They work hard taking care of…
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and the Strawberries Lindman, Maj 1946 Three Swedish sisters pick wild strawberries, earn money with them, and buy gifts for a poor family they met in the woods.
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and the Three Kittens Lindman, Maj 1941 Three Swedish sisters baby-sit a cat. When the cat disappears they search diligently but unsuccessfully. Then the cat gives them a big surprise.
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and Their New Friend Lindman, Maj 1942 One winter day, three Swedish sisters make a big snowball which rolls down a hill and stops on the sidewalk of a crotchety old man. When the three little girls…
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka Bake a Cake Lindman, Maj 1955 Three Swedish sisters bake a surprise cake for their mother's birthday. With the help of a friend they put it in the oven. What happens next surprises more than just…
Flicka, Ricka, Dicka Go to Market Lindman, Maj 1958 Three Swedish sisters move to the country and want to buy bicycles. Their Father suggests that they start a garden and sell vegetables to earn the money. With a neighbor's…
Fly-away at the Air Show Adelson, Leone 1962 Fly-Away the airplane has great ideas about the great act he will perform at the air show. The act doesn’t go as he planned, but he becomes the star of…
Fox in Socks Seuss, Dr. 1965 Mr. Knox is befuddled by the crafty Fox in Socks until he catches him up in his own tongue twister. This is a wonderful read-out-loud book.
Frank and Ernest Day, Alexandra 1988 Frank and Ernest are a bear and elephant team who hire themselves out to people who need a vacation or need to be away from their job. In this first…
Frank and Ernest on the Road Day, Alexandra 1994 Frank and Ernest are a bear and elephant team who hire themselves out to people who need a vacation or need to be away from their job. In this book…
Get Well Good Knight Thomas, Shelley Moore 2002 The Good Knight’s three dragon friends are sick, so the Good Knight goes to a wizard to make them well. The wizard gives the Good Knight two different potions to…
Go West Amelia Bedelia! Parish, Herman 2012 Amelia Bedelia goes out west to visit her Uncle Buck’s ranch. With her literal mindedness she keeps both her uncle’s co-workers and readers alike constantly amused.
Go, dog, Go! Eastman, P.D. 1961 A non-sense book about dogs who drive their cars all day. Themes run through the book to keep it moving along.
Gondola to Danger : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1983 Miss Mallard, the world famous “ducktective”, is taken on a wild goose (or perhaps “duck”) chase around Venice by a shady gondola driver while following clues of odd drawings signed…
Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia Parish, Herman 1995 When Peggy Parish's nephew, Herman Parish, took over the reins of the Amelia Bedelia series, he recreated her employer, Mr. Rogers, with a much-needed sense of humor. This and other…
Good Hunting, Blue Sky Parish, Peggy 1991 A young boy is on his first hunt. He sees many animals, but he soon realizes that the animals are hunting him even as he is hunting them. An I…
Good Night, Good Knight Thomas, Shelley Moore 2000 One night as the Good Knight looks out from the crumbly, tumbly tower of his castle, he hears a strange noise. Being a good knight, the Good Knight rides his…
Good Work, Amelia Bedelia Parish, Peggy 1976 Another of the crazy adventures of literal-minded Amelia Bedelia as she prepares dinner and does household chores. Lynn Sweat's illustrations add a humor of their own to the book.
Gopherwood Zoo: The Story of Noah in Rhyme Miller, Calvin 1987 A cute version of the story of Noah’s Flood in rhyme.
Granny and the Desperadoes Parish, Peggy 1970 Granny isn't fazed by anything, mainly because she doesn't know any better. Using her dimwittedness to her best advantage she catches the desperadoes and even gets them to work for…
Granny, the Baby, and the Big Gray Thing Parish, Peggy 1972 Granny mistakes a wolf for a dog and an Indian's papoose for an abandoned child in this adventure of utter cluelessness in the face of desperate circumstances.
Green Eggs and Ham Seuss, Dr. 1960 In this classic Seuss, a picky eater endures colossal persuasion schemes before finally finding out that he likes food he thought he didn't.
Greg’s Microscope Selsam, Millicent E 1963 Greg is thrilled to receive a microscope from his father. He makes slides of everything from ingredients from the kitchen to a dog’s hair. Illustrations of what Greg sees makes…
Grizzwold Hoff, Syd 1963 Grizzwold is a huge bear. When his forest disappears due to woodcutters, Grizzwold looks for a new home.
Happy Birthday Good Knight Thomas, Shelley Moore 2005 The Good Knight’s three dragon friends want to make something very special for the Good Knight’s birthday. However, when the Good Knight takes them to the castle to make their…
Happy Pig Day! Willems, Mo 2011 Piggie the pig and Gerald the elephant are back with Piggie celebrating ‘happy pig day’. Gerald is upset since he doesn’t know how to say happy pig day in Pig…
Hello! Hello! A Counting Book Schade, Susan 1991 Pam calls her mom who is sleeping upstairs to have her guess where she is: Rrrrring Rrrrring! “Hello?” “It’s Pam. Ten guesses where I am.”
Henry the Christmas Cat Calhoun, Mary 2002 Henry is determined to be in the church's Christmas pageant even if cats aren't allowed in the manger. He ends up helping out backstage as he is pressed into service…
Henry the Sailor Cat Calhoun, Mary 1994 This time Henry the cat is on board a sail boat. He whale-watches from the top of the mast, rescues a man who slips overboard, and proves himself to be…
Hill of Fire Lewis, Thomas P. 1983 Based on a true story, a farmer encounters a volcano that has never been there before suddenly erupting in the field he is tilling in Mexico.
Hop on Pop Seuss, Dr. 1963 Simple verses takes pairs of rhyming words to make simple sentences, such as "Day. Play. We play all day." Combines phonics and look/say word recognition to make sounds and letters…
Hot-Air Henry Calhoun, Mary 1981 Henry the cat stows away aboard a hot air balloon only to find that he's the only one flying. Like all the Henry books, the illustrations are really well done.…
How Do You Get There? Rey, Margret and H. A. 1941 Readers have to guess the type of transportation that needs to be used to get to various places as pages fold out to reveal the answers.
How Droofus the Dragon Lost his Head Peet, Bill 1971 Droofus is a dragon, but he’s not like other dragons. For one thing, he eats plants instead of animals. However, when his wings are ripped to shreds in a storm,…
How the Flying Fishes Came into Being Rey, H. A. 1938 A humorous account of the origin of flying fish in eight pictures.
Humpty Dumpty, and Other Mother Goose Songs Rey, H. A. 1943 An illustrated collection of Mother Goose songs with piano scores along with illustrations presents ten nursery rhymes, including "Here we go Round the Mulberry Bush," "Three Blind Mice," and "Humpty…
I Am Invited to a Party! Willems, Mo 2007 Piggie the pig has been invited to a party. But she has never been to a party before and she doesn't know what to wear. She asks her best friend…
I Will Surprise My Friend Willems, Mo 2008 Piggie and Gerald are back and this time one of their friends is trying to surprise one of his friends. Piggie and Gerald get the idea that they could surprise…
If I Ran the Zoo Seuss, Dr. 1950 A boy contemplates what he'd change if he ran the zoo. First he'd let all the usual animals go. Then he'd fill it with more fanciful beasts--only to be found…
If You Say So, Claude Nixon, Joan Lowery 1980 Shirley and Claude move across Texas in their covered wagon, looking for a peaceful place to settle down. Ever-submissive Shirley manages to settle in the place of her dreams despite…
In Search of Righteous Radicals Silverthorne, Sandy 1992 In these Where’s Waldo-reminiscent illustrations, readers are asked to find hidden items and guess which Bible character the illustration is about. Can provide hours of looking for children.
James Herriot’s Treasury for Children Herriot, James 1992 Eight heartwarming stories told by Yorkshire veterinarian James Herriot. The full-page illustrations bring the tales of animals and their masters to life for children of any age.
James Madison & Dolley Madison and Their Times Quackenbush, Robert 1992 Learn about the lives of James and Dolley Madison, the fourth president and first lady of the United States. Cartoons of a heated debate about the Madisons keep the book…
Jennifer and Josephine Peet, Bill 1967 Jennifer is a cat, and Josephine is an old car where the cat makes her home. One day, a man comes to the junkyard where Josephine is peacefully sitting and…
Katie and the Sunflowers Mayhew, James 2001 This time Katie steps into post-impressionist paintings, including Cezanne's Still Life with Apples and Oranges and Gauguin's Tahitian Pastorals. When she accidentally tips over Van Gogh's Sunflowers, she enlists the…
Katie Meets the Impressionists Mayhew, James 1999 Katie goes with her grandmother to an art museum and finds herself a guest in Monet's The Luncheon, meets a bouquet arranger in his garden, and ends up wandering into…
Katie’s Sunday Afternoon Mayhew, James 2005 Mayhew continues his masterpiece series with this adventure into the world of the Pointillists. Katie cools off on a hot day at the museum by climbing into Georges Seurat's Bathers…
Katy and the Big Snow Burton, Virginia Lee 1943 A day in the life of Katy, a red crawler tractor, as she faces the biggest snow storm of her life. Burton's old fashion, endearing illustrations drive this story of…
Katy No-Pocket Payne, Emmy, and Rey, H. A. 1944 Katy is a mother kangaroo who has a joey, but not a pocket to keep her joey in. She is advised to seek a pocket in the city where she…
Keep the Lights Burning, Abby Roop, Peter and Connie 1986 Young Abby is left keeper of the lighthouse and caretaker of her three younger sisters and sick mother while her father goes to the mainland for much needed supplies. When…
Lentil McCloskey, Robert 1940 Lentil is a boy of down-home rural genius who solves some pretty sticky problems with brilliance contrived from his own disability.
Let’s Go For a Drive! Willems, Mo 2012 Piggie and Gerald are back, this time getting ready to go for a drive. “You cannot go wrong with a good plan,” says Gerald. After they have gathered everything they…
Listen to My Trumpet Willems, Mo 2012 Piggie begs Gerald to listen to her play her trumpet, but all Gerald hears are terrible noises. When he admits to Piggie that he does not think that she can…
Little Bear Minaret, Else Homeland 1985 Little Bear has an imagination that far outsizes him. In his first adventure he goes to the moon, enjoys the snow, and tells his mother stories. An I Can Read…
Little Bear’s Friend Minaret, Else Homeland 1960 In Little Bear's third book, a little girl named Emily has come to stay for the summer. Emily and her doll, Lucy, and Little Bear get along wonderfully, and when…
Little Bear’s Visit Minaret, Else Homeland 1961 Little Bear visits his grandparents and they tell him stories. In the final story, Little Bear's parents come to take him home. Maurice Sendak's illustrations have an antique tone which…
Little Polar Bear de Beer, Hans 1987 Lars, the Little Polar Bear, lives at the North Pole. He gets separated from his father and ends up on an unexpected and wonderful journey to the tropics where he…
Look for Letters Rey, H. A. 1945 Lifting flaps and turning pages expose the alphabet.
Lost in the Amazon : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1990 This time, Miss Mallard, the world famous “ducktective” is helping her good friend and scientist Dr. Edierstein discover who has stolen his vial of liquid that helps dying plants live…
Lucille Lobel, Arnold 1962 Lucille is tired of being a horse, so she tries to be a lady instead. In the end Lucille decides that being a horse is much nicer.
Lucky Days with Mr. and Mrs. Green Baker, Keith 2005 Mr. and Mrs. Green are an alligator couple who are completely gone on each other, and love doing things together. In the third book of the series, Mr. Green becomes…
Make Way for Ducklings McCloskey, Robert 1941 Mr. and Mrs. Mallard, two ducks, find a home on the Charles River in Boston and hatch eight ducklings. While Mr. Mallard explores the rest of the river, Mrs. Mallard…
Mary had a Little Lamb and other Nursery Songs Rey, H. A. 1951 Ten nursery-rhyme songs along with scores illustrated with Rey's enjoyable full color illustrations. Cameo appearances by many familiar H.A. Rey characters.
Maybelle, the Cable Car Burton, Virginia Lee 1952 Recounting the struggle to remain relevant in a world of progress, Burton tells the story of a San Francisco cable car’s fight to be saved from extinction. With the bus,…
McBroom and the Big Wind Fleischman, Sid 1967 Relates how the McBroom family harnesses the rowdy prairie wind and gets carried away with it. The illustrations carry the reader further into Sid Fleischman's humorous mayhem.
McBroom and the Great Race Fleischman, Sid 1980 The McBroom family farm is at stake if they can't win a race against their unscrupulous neighbor.
McBroom Tells a Lie Fleischman, Sid 1976 In this hilarious continuation of the adventures of the McBroom family and their amazing one-acre farm, the father-narrator and his children use a popcornmobile, harvest frozen sunlight, and save their…
McBroom Tells the Truth Fleischman, Sid 1966 McBroom's one-acre farm is so fertile it's dangerous. He harvests four crops a day and even thimbles grow into giant watering cans. But when his neighbor tries to steal the…
McBroom the Rainmaker Fleischman, Sid 1973 The McBroom family faces a big drought. Not to be discouraged, the family uses their fertile soil to grow giant onions which make all the mosquitoes cry, and collects water…
McBroom’s Almanac Fleischman, Sid 1984 Stories and little known "facts" for every month of the year about the McBroom family's wonderful one-acre farm.
McBroom’s Ear Fleischman, Sid 1982 The prairie becomes infested with giant grasshoppers that will eat anything green. The McBroom family perseveres by keeping the grasshoppers at bay and win the corn contest at the county…
McBroom’s Zoo Fleischman, Sid 1972 The McBroom family's wonderful top soil has been swept away in a twister. Chasing after their soil to bring it back they encounter exotic animals that have been hiding from…
Meet Mr. and Mrs. Green Baker, Kieth 2004 Mr. and Mrs. Green are an alligator couple who are completely gone on each other, and love doing things together. In this book, they camp outside, eat pancakes, and win…
Mercy Watson Fights Crime DiCamillo, Kate 2007 The Watsons are sleeping one night when a burglar breaks in and tries to steal their toaster and Mercy hears the toaster squeaking and she knows that that sound means…
Mercy Watson goes for a Ride DiCamillo, Kate 2006 Mr. Watson and Mercy are going for a ride in the Watson’s car one Saturday when a neighbor joins them. Mercy has always wanted to drive the car and she…
Mercy Watson to the Rescue DiCamillo, Kate 2005 Mr. and Mrs. Watson are sleeping one night in bed when their pig, Mercy, decides to join them. The floor to their house caves in and it’s up to Mercy…
Merle the High Flying Squirrel Peet, Bill 1974 After hearing of the super tall trees in California, Merle the squirrel decides to travel to see the trees for himself. The story recounts his adventures as he flies away…
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Burton, Virginia Lee 1939 Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Maryanne, have been left behind as progress has led earth-movers to bigger and better machines. But Mike boasts that Maryanne can still dig as…
Miss Polly’s Animal School Elting, Mary 1961 Miss Polly teaches animals to do tricks at her special school. Very soon they will be on TV! But one pupil seems to have trouble following his teacher’s instructions, with…
Mop Top Freeman, Don 1978 Martin, nick-named Mop Top, valiantly and hilariously tries to avoid getting a haircut, but ends up finding that long hair is more difficult than a haircut.
More Mr. and Mrs. Green Baker, Keith 2004 Mr. and Mrs. Green are an alligator couple who are completely gone on each other, and love doing things together. In the second book of the series, they go fishing,…
More Potatoes! Selsam, Millicent E. 1972 Mary is sent to the store to buy potatoes for her mother—but where do potatoes come from? Her parents and teachers help her and her classmates find out in this…
Morris Goes to School Wiseman B. 1970 Morris the Moose likes candy, but he cannot read to go to the right store or count to pay the right amount to the candy store man. The man suggests…
Mr. Pine’s Mixed-up Signs Kessler, Leonard 1961 Mr. Pine is the sign painter for the town. One day he loses his glasses and disastrous results occur.
Mr. Putter & Tabby Bake the Cake Rylant, Cynthia 1994 Mr. Putter and Tabby enjoy giving Christmas presents. Their neighbor Mrs. Teaberry is the hardest to buy for. Mr. Putter & Tabby venture into cake baking to find the perfect…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Catch the Cold Rylant, Cynthia 2002 Colds are no fun when you’re old and Mr. Putter has one. Fortunately Zeke the dog next door and his mistress know how to make him feel better.
Mr. Putter & Tabby Feed the Fish Rylant, Cynthia 2001 Mr. Putter buys a pet fish. He doesn’t know that Tabby can’t stand to be around fish. Either Tabby has to get used to fish or the fish have to…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Make a Wish Rylant, Cynthia 2005 It’s Mr. Putter’s birthday, and he can’t help remembering the birthdays he used to celebrate when he was a boy. So he asks his next door neighbor to come help…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Paint the Porch Rylant, Cynthia 2000 Mr. Putter and Tabby’s porch needs to be painted. Painting a porch might not be hard, but keeping squirrels out of the paint is!
Mr. Putter & Tabby Pick the Pears Rylant, Cynthia 1995 Mr. Putter loves pear jelly and it is time to pick the pears. Unfortunately, old cranky knees are bad for climbing ladders. Could a sling shot from Mr. Putter’s boyhood…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Pour the Tea Rylant, Cynthia 1994 In this first Mr. Putter & Tabby book, Mr. Putter, an old man, is looking for a cat that is a bit old like him to keep him company and…
Mr. Putter & Tabby See the Stars Rylant, Cynthia 2007 Mr. Putter has eaten too many pineapple jelly rolls at Mrs. Teaberry’s house, and his grumbling tummy won’t let him sleep. So Mr. Putter takes Tabby for a midnight stroll,…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Spin the Yarn Rylant, Cynthia 2006 Mr. Putter and Tabby are happy to be helping at Mrs. Teaberry’s knitting group: they will be pouring tea for the ladies. However, it has not been thought of what…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Stir the Soup Rylant, Cynthia 2003 Mr. Putter and Tabby have all the ingredients for soup today, but Bessie the stove is on the blink. Mrs. Teaberry will let them use her stove, but can they…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Take the Train Rylant, Cynthia 1998 Mr. Putter and Tabby are going for a train ride with Mrs. Teaberry and her dog Zeke. Unfortunately pets aren’t allowed on trains. They’ll have to think of something to…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Toot the Horn Rylant, Cynthia 1998 Mr. Putter and Tabby’s neighbor Mrs. Teaberry has an idea: she and Mr. Putter should join a band. After listening to some bands they choose their instruments. Sadly, Mr. Putter…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Walk the Dog Rylant, Cynthia 1994 Mr. Putter and Tabby agree to walk their neighbor’s dog for a week while their neighbor’s broken toe heals. Unfortunately, Zeke is not a dream dog, and Mr. Putter and…
Mr. Putter & Tabby Write the Book Rylant, Cynthia 2004 Mr. Putter loves adventure stories—he has read them since he was a boy. So he decides to write one of his own: but writing books is very hard work.
Mr. Putter and Tabby Fly the Plane Rylant, Cynthia 1997 Old Mr. Putter loves the toy store, playing with all the toys from his childhood. One day he finds the toy he’s always dreamed of—but one that makes Tabby very…
Mr. Putter and Tabby Row the Boat Rylant, Cynthia 1997 It is hot, and Mr. Putter and his fine cat Tabby decide go on a boat ride with their neighbor Mrs. Teaberry and her dog Zeke.
Mrs. Brice’s Mice Hoff, Syd 1988 Mrs. Brice has 25 pet mice. She feeds them, washes them behind the ears, takes good care of them, has fun with them, and takes them everywhere with her. Twenty-four…
Ms. Frizzle’s Adventures : Ancient Egypt Cole, Joanna 2001 It’s summer vacation and Ms. Frizzle is headed to Egypt for an educational vacation. She picks up several other tourists from her guide’s tour, and together they travel back in…
Ms. Frizzle’s Adventures : Medieval Castle Cole, Joanna 2002 On Ms. Frizzles day off she goes to a medieval castle shop and meets one of her favorite students: Arnold. Ms. Frizzle, Arnold, the castle shop owner, and his seamstress…
Ms. Frizzle’s Adventures Imperial China Cole, Joanna 2003 Ms. Frizzle, Arnold, Wanda, and Wanda’s brother are all caught up in a Chinese New Year parade. Somehow they all end up in Imperial China. They have adventures in China…
Norman the Doorman Freeman, Don 1959 Norman is the door-keeper of a mouse entrance to an art museum. Using his talent for art he finds a way to see the art treasures in the upstairs galleries.…
Nothing Ever Happens at the South Pole Berenstain, Stan; Berenstain, Jan 2012 A penguin receives a book to write about what happens each day. Walking around to find adventurous things to write down in his book, he can’t seem to find any…
Officer Buckle and Gloria Rathmann, Peggy 1995 Officer Buckle is a police officer who, among other things, gives safety speeches at schools. Nobody listens until one day Officer Buckle brings Gloria a new police dog with him.…
Oh, What an Awful Mess! : A Story of Charles Goodyear Quackenbush, Robert 1980 Charles Goodyear spent many long years searching for a concoction that would produce a durable, usable form of rubber. Robert Quackenbush tells his story with a simple flare. A humorous…
Old McDonald Had an Apartment House Barret, Judi 1969 Old McDonald is the caretaker of an apartment house. When one of the renters leaves, he decides to turn the apartment into a farm—with unforeseen consequences. Ron Barret’s illustrations add…
On the Go with Mr. and Mrs. Green Baker, Keith 2006 Mr. and Mrs. Green are an alligator couple who are completely gone on each other, and love doing things together. In the fourth book of the series, they do magic…
On the Morn of the May Fest Silverman, Erica 1998 A sleepwalking girl accidentally starts a parade on the morning of May fest in this verse which is outstandingly illustrated by Marla Frazee.
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Seuss, Dr. 1960 Cute verse about the activities of Seuss-animals with P.D. Eastman illustrations.
One Morning in Maine McCloskey, Robert 1952 McCloskey’s daughters, Sal and Jane learn new things and make miner discoveries while vacationing in Maine. McCloskey’s illustrations, including self-portraits of himself and his wife and daughters, provide ample room…
Our 50 States: A Family Adventure Across America Cheney, Lynne 2006 A family of five drives across America in their camper visiting all 50 states. Along the way they learn historical and geographical facts and write home to friends and family.…
Owl at Home Lobel, Arnold 1975 Five short stories in one cute early reader, Owl has winter as a guest, attempts to be upstairs and downstairs at once, finds lumps in his bed, makes tear water…
Pancake Pie Nordqvist, Sven 1985 A cat and his owner go to extremes in order to celebrate the cat's birthday as they traditionally do with a pancake pie. Nordqvist's illustrations add a homey chaos to…
Peasant Pig and the Terrible Dragon with Lowly Worm the Jolly Jester Scarry, Richard 2009 Richard Scarry does it again. This time it is up to Peasant Pig and Lowely Worm to rescue Princess Lily from the terrible Dragon. Totally like no other medieval children’s…
Pelly and Peak Wittman, Sally 1978 Peak the peacock and Pelly the Pelican are friends. They do all sorts of things together from fishing to sharing an April Fool’s joke and playing guessing games to celebrating…
Petey the Peanut Man Bethell, Jean 1966 Petey sells peanuts at the circus, but he would like a more exciting job. After trying several jobs, his boss, the ring master finds the perfect job for Petey. An…
Picnic with Piggins Yolen, Jane 1988 This time Piggins is going on a picnic with the Reynold’s kits and their friends the Lapins. Rexy disappears and it looks like he might have been kitnapped. Piggins solves…
Piet Potter on the Run Quackenbush, Robert 1982 Piet Potter and his friend are chased by secret agents around New York City when a mysterious envelope is left in Piet’s locker by mistake.
Piet Potter Returns Quackenbush, Robert 1980 Someone has been tampering with the elevators in the building where Piet Potter, the amazing boy private eye, lives. It’s up to Piet to connect the tampering with local neighborhood…
Piet Potter’s First Case Quackenbush, Robert 1980 Piet Potter, a boy detective, is asked by some neighbors to help them discover the whereabouts of an uncle’s hidden inheritance.
Piggins Yolen, Jane 1987 Piggins is the butler at 47 the Meadows. He is good at finding things and solving mysteries. Tonight Mrs. Reynold diamond lavalier has been stolen at a dinner the Reynolds…
Piggins and the Royal Wedding Yolen, Jane 1989 Mrs. Reynold’s friend the royal princess is getting married. Before she can, the Reynolds must call upon their mystery-solving butler, Piggins to find out what happened to the wedding ring.
Poppleton Rylant, Cynthia 1997 Poppleton is a city pig who moves out to the country. He finds plenty to do there. He has a friendly neighbor next door, a llama named Cherry Sue. He…
Poppleton and Friends Rylant, Cynthia 1998 Poppleton finds friends good for so many things. For going to the sea shore, for good advice, for living longer… Hudson and Cherry Sue are great friends to have around,…
Poppleton Everyday Rylant, Cynthia 1998 This time Poppleton goes stargazing with Hudson, bed shopping on his own, and with Fillmore goes for a sailboat ride. You never knew that a starry sky could make one…
Poppleton Forever Rylant, Cynthia 1998 Poppleton’s tree he planted is sick and needs Something. Who knows what: Cherry Sue or the Plant Doctor? Another day, Poppleton catches a cold and Cherry Sue is a friendly…
Poppleton has Fun Rylant, Cynthia 2000 Whether Poppleton is going to the movies, experiencing the county fair, making a quilt, taking a bath ,or having ice-cream, he is sure to have loads of fun.
Poppleton in Fall Rylant, Cynthia 1999 Another classic Poppleton story. This time Poppleton makes some new friends, buys a new coat for winter, and treats his neighbor Cherry Sue to a pancake breakfast.
Poppleton in Spring Rylant, Cynthia 1999 It’s spring and Poppleton is having a great time. He loves spring cleaning. He likes getting places in a hurry. He loves a lovely spring evening. Even when his other…
Poppleton in Winter Rylant, Cynthia 2001 Poppleton has fun in the winter. He tries to see how long he can grow icicles. Winter makes him very creative. He always has a winter project. Most of all,…
Pork and Beef’s Great Adventure Burnard, Damon 1998 Two inseparable friends Pork and Beef decide to travel to the moon to see what it is really like. Their new way to fly, their adventures along the way and…
Pretzel Rey, H. A. 1944 Pretzel is the winner of a blue ribbon at the dog show but finds that being the longest dachshund in the entire world is not enough to win the favor…
Pretzel and the Puppies Rey, H. A. 1946 In this sequel, Pretzel is a dog daddy with so many puppies he thinks of something to do.
Puffin Peter Petr Horacek 2011 Puffin Peter has a very dear puffin friend named Paul who always makes him laugh by being funny and noisy. One day Peter gets lost in a storm, and can’t…
Put Me in the Zoo Lopshire, Robert 1960 A certain unique animal wants to be put in the zoo, and is sure that the zoo keepers would put him there if they could see what he could do.
Q is for Duck: An Alphabet Guessing Game Elting, Mary; Foplsom, Michael 1980 Since when does A stand for Zoo? Because Animals live in a Zoo! This unique alphabet book will keep you guessing as letters stand for words you’d never expect. M…
Quit Pulling My Leg! : a Story of Davy Crockett Quackenbush, Robert 1987 A late-elementary-aimed biography of American tall-tale hero Davy Crocket. Quackenbush tells the real story of the man’s life, while cartoons of raccoons telling tall tales of Davy’s adventures keeps the…
Rabbit Finds a Way Delton, Judy 1975 Rabbit is on his way to visit his friend Bear who makes the best carrot cake. What will he do when he finds that Bear didn’t bake that day?
Raffy and the Nine Monkeys Rey, H. A. 1939 A cartoon series that appeared first in a French newspaper in the mid-30's was expanded to a full-length book about a family of monkeys and their friend, Raffy.
Red Fox and his Canoe Benchley, Nathaniel 1964 Red Fox wants the biggest canoe ever. His father isn’t sure it’s a good idea. Red Fox finds out why.
Red Tag Comes Back Phleger, Fred 1961 The story of a salmon named Red Tag and his life’s journey. A science I can read book.
Richard Scarry’s Egg in the Hole Scarry, Richard 2011 One day up in the hayloft, Henny lays an egg. The egg rolls away through a hole. Henny runs after her egg as it rolls all over the farm. Eventually…
Richard Scarry’s Best Storybook Ever Scarry, Richard 1968, 2000 Eighty-two of Richard Scarry’s favorite Golden Book stories are in this classic children’s’ book. The book includes stories, fables, Mother Goose rhymes, vocabulary words and lots and lots of pictures…
Richard Scarry’s Busy, Busy Town Scarry, Richard 2000 Busytown is a very busy town. There are many animals with many jobs., and many things those animals do. There are also many, many cars and trucks. Richard Scarry gives…
Richard Scarry’s Busy, Busy World Scarry, Richard Scarry, Richard This book is a collection of Richard Scarry stories that happen all over the world. England, Italy, Algiers, Hong Kong, Canada, and Switzerland –to name only a few places the…
Richard Scarry’s Great Big Schoolhouse Scarry, Richard 2008 In this book Huckle Cat goes to school for the first time and learns all his numbers and letters and numerous other things with his classmates and Miss Honey, the…
Richard Scarry’s The Great Pie Robbery and other Mysteries Scarry, Richard 2008 Detectives Sam Cat and Dudley Pig are always ready to solve a mystery, whether it is pies or pearls to be found. They are masters of disguise and classic Richard…
Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day Scarry Richard 1968 Busytown is a very busy town and there are many animals there with many jobs. This book shows each job in detail, explaining the importance of each job. A good…
Rickshaw to Horror : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1984 While visiting Shanghai, China, Miss Mallard, the world famous “ducktective”, discovers a series of odd happenings that convince her that a mystery is at hand. Also, it seems that someone…
Robert the Rose Horse Heilbroner, Joan 1962 An allergy to roses causes this a horse to move to the city, but the allergy continues to plague him until one day his sneezes save his job. P.D. Eastman's…
Rome Antics Macaulay, David 1997 Showing off David Macaulay’s love of Roman architecture, a painter sends her love the answer to a question—from a bird’s eye view.
Rootie Kazootie Carlin, Steve 1953 Rootie Kazootie is playing baseball with Gala Poochie Pup one day while Polka Dottie, who loves polka dots, is hanging out her wash. It seems as though everything is well…
Round Trip Jonas, Ann 1983 This unique book is two stories in one – a family’s trip to the city and then, by turning the book upside down, the family travels home again. Children can…
Sam Goes Trucking Horenstein, Henry 1989 Sam gets to go along with father who is a trucker. Real photographs journal their trip.
Sammy the Seal Hoff, Syd 1959 Sammy the seal wants to see the outside of the zoo. His zoo keeper agrees and Sammy discovers all sorts of things in the busy city.
See the Circus Rey, Margaret and H. A. 1942 Light verse quizzes readers about the characters and events at a circus
Seven Silly Eaters Hoberman, Mary Ann 1997 Mr. and Mrs. Peters have a large and growing family of very picky eaters. As the children grow, so do their appetites. But as she sleeps the night before her…
Should I Share My Ice Cream? Willems, Mo 2011 Gerald buys some ice cream and he is wondering if he should share it with his best friend Piggie. Before he can decide, poor Gerald’s ice cream melts. But Piggie…
Small Pig Lobel, Arnold 1969 A small pig loves to sink into cool, soft mud. Unfortunately, the farmer’s wife likes her farm to be perfectly clean—and that means sucking up every bit of dirt and…
Smokey Peet, Bill 1962 A little train hears that he is to be sold for scrap, and, terrified, runs off down the track. However, all does not go well for him—but Smokey finds a…
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Big Farm Lindman, Maj 1935 Three Swedish brothers visit their cousin's farm, help with chores, go fishing, and make a daring rescue from a bull.
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Big Surprise Lindman, Maj 1937 Three Swedish brothers plan a to buy a chair as a homecoming surprise for their mother who is away on a trip, but along the way they must find help…
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Buttered Bread Lindman, Maj 1934 Three brothers who live in Sweden are sent by their mother to get milk so that she can make butter. But they find that the farmer has no milk because…
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Gingerbread Lindman, Maj 1932 Three brothers fall into some gingerbread batter and then surprise everyone as they run through their Swedish town looking like gingerbread men. A young princess takes them for a ride…
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Magic Horse Lindman, Maj 1935 Three Swedish brothers enter a fantasy land by way of a rocking horse as they drift off to sleep.
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Red Shoes Lindman, Maj 1936 Three Swedish brothers realize that they do not have enough money to buy their mother a birthday present. They find various work to earn money to buy their mother new…
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Reindeer Lindman, Maj 1957 The adventures of three brothers who visit Lapland, in the far north of Sweden. They met a Laplander family who has a reindeer named Prince. When Snipp, Snapp, and Snurr…
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Seven Dogs Lindman, Maj 1959 Three Swedish boys help a lady care for her dogs, and work to get a lost, stray dog to accept their food and friendship.
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Yellow Sled Lindman, Maj 1936 Three Swedish brothers help their mother with chores in order to earn a yellow sled, but feel sorry for a poor, unhappy neighbor boy who doesn't have one.
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr Learn to Swim Lindman, Maj 1954 Three Swedish boys go to the seashore and go" sailing" in a washtub. Blown out to sea and unable to swim, they are soon in need of rescue. This induces…
Socks for Supper Kent, Jack 1978 An old man and his old wife trade socks to a farmer for milk and cheese. But the old wife uses the old man's sweater for yarn.
Squash Pie Gage, Wilson 1976 A farmer loves squash pie better than any other pie there is. Unfortunately, his squash keeps getting stolen. The farmer’s ways of keeping his squash safe are amusing as is…
Stage Door to Terror : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1985 While performing, the granddaughter of an old friend is ducknapped, pulling Miss Mallard, the famous ducktective, and her nephew, Inspector Willard Widgeon of the Swiss Police, into a mysterious plot…
Taxi to Intrigue : a Miss Mallard Mystery Quackenbush, Robert 1984 Miss Mallard travels through the thick London fog in an effort to return a lost birthday cake. At every turn another near accident meets her along with the smell of…
Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia Parish, Peggy 1977 When Amelia Bedelia ends up substitute teaching, the results of her literal-mindedness are predictable to all but those who have to put up with her.
Terrible Storm Hurst, Carol Otis 2007 Two grandfathers recall their experiences during the “Great Blizzard” of 1888. Although they both had the same impressions, their recollections are remarkably different. Humorously told and illustrated.
Thank you, Amelia Bedelia Parish, Peggy 1964 Amelia Bedelia returns with more wacky results from following her employer's instructions literally as she prepares for the arrival of an important visitor.
The 39 Apartments of Ludwig van Beethoven Winter, Jonah 2006 Ludwig van Beethoven lived in no less than 39 apartments while composing music in Vienna, Austria. Not only did he move into and out of all of these apartments, but…
The Amazing Amos and the Greatest Couch on Earth Seligson, Susan 1989 Amos is back, couch and all, this time accidentally caught up in a circus he's supposed to be a spectator in.
The Big Alfie and Annie Rose Storybook Hughes, Shirley 1989 A visit with Alfie and his baby sister, Annie Rose, along with all the people they know up and down their street. Alfie teaches Annie Rose to feed herself; she…
The Big Alfie Out of Doors Storybook Hughes, Shirley 1992 Thus continues the saga of Alfie and his sister, Annie Rose. Alfie constructs "a shop" from a cardboard box for mom and grandmum to buy items from. A camping trip…
The Big Concrete Lorry : a Tale of Trotter Street Hughes, Shirley 1989 An extension is being built on a house on Trotter Street with the help of all the neighbors! But an unexpected delivery of concrete sends everyone scurrying.
The Biggest Bear Ward, Lynd 1952 Jonny lives in bear country. One day he catches a baby bear and keeps it as a pet. This is fine until the bear grows to be the biggest bear…
The Blind Connemara Anderson, C. W. 1971 In this true story, Rhonda is given a beautiful white pony that is blind. But Rhonda is determined to build up enough trust to jump the horse.
The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto Standiford, Natalie 1989 When a diphtheria epidemic hits a small Alaskan village, it is up to Balto and his master to drive the dog sled over the snow and ice to get medicine…
The Caboose Who Got Loose Peet, Bill 1971 A caboose is tired of being at the back of a train getting jiggled and shaken about. She longs to just stay in one place and live her days peacefully.…
The Clumsy Cowboy Bethell, Jean 1963 Clyde is such a clumsy cowboy, he can’t even stay on his horse. Riding a cow instead might be humiliating, but Clyde and Daisy save the day none the less.
The Fire Cat Averill, Esther 1960 Pickles is a young cat with big plans. But his plans seem to pest the other cats until he is adopted by the local firehouse. Pickles works hard to be…
The Fun of Cooking Krementz, Jill 1985 “The Fun of Cooking” is more than an average child’s cookbook—in it, 20 children from various culinary backgrounds share their favorite recipes with black-and-white photography of each child making these…
The Great World Tour Kamini Khanduri 1996 Great Aunt Marigold is taking you on a World Tour – but on each page you must find many objects unique to the destination, spot the gifts you will buy…
The Little House Burton, Virginia Lee 1942 A little house endures through the generations, but the countryside she lives in turns into a town and then a city. She is boarded up and abandoned until the granddaughter…
The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip Cole, Joanna 1997 Ms. Frizzle is taking her class on a field trip to an electric company. Before they get to the company the school bus turns into a dump truck and dumps…
The Magic School Bus and the Science Fair Expedition Cole, Joanna 2006 Ms. Frizzle’s class needs to get ready for the science fair, but they have no ideas until Arnold suggests that they go to the new science museum right around the…
The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks Cole, Joanna Cole, Joanna 1986 In this first Ms. Frizzle book, Ms. Frizzle (an eccentric teacher) takes her students on a boring sounding field trip—to the city waterworks. On the way there the bus drives…
The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses Cole, Joanna 1999 This time Mr. Wilde the assistant principal is behind the wheel of the Magic School Bus. He is chasing down Ms. Frizzle to remind her of the parent-teacher meeting that…
The Magic School Bus Inside a Beehive Cole, Joanna 1996 Ms. Frizzle’s class’ field trip this time is to a beekeeper’s. Unfortunately the beekeeper is late for the appointment, and Ms. Frizzle bumps a button on the bus. First the…
The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body Cole, Joanna 1990 On yet another field trip. Arnold gets left behind at the picnic area. Meanwhile all his class mates are with Ms. Frizzle—exploring Arnolds insides and learning how the human body…
The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System Cole, Joanna 1990 Ms. Frizzle’s class is headed for the planetarium until the bus takes off at a red light. Ms. Frizzle is showing her class the solar system, when the bus starts…
The Magic School Bus: Inside the Earth Cole, Joanna 1987 Unable to find rocks for their homework assignment, Ms. Frizzle takes her class is on a rock hunt. Of course they end up doing more than finding rocks. They go…
The Red Carpet Parkin, Rex 1948 When a hotel doorman unrolls the red carpet for a foreign dignitary, he never expected the results that occur. Fun pictures enhance the storyline.
The Stars: A New Way to See Them Rey, H. A. 1952 H. A. Rey is best known for writing and illustrating Curious George, but he was a scientist by profession. With vivid illustrations and clear text he shows the positions of…
The Wump World Peet, Bill 1981 The Wumps, creatures from Bill Peet’s imagination, are forced to flee for their lives when strange people from another, worn out world come and begin to build a city in…
There is a Bird On Your Head! Willems, Mo 2007 Gerald the elephant is trying to figure out what is on his head. His best friend Piggie the pig is having too much fun watching the birds that have landed…
Time of Wonder McCloskey, Robert 1957 Two sisters face the joys of a vacation, a storm, and leaving their vacation land at the end of the summer. McCloskey's illustrations continue to carry the story of his…
Uncle Gus’s Circus Rey, H. A. 1942 Uncle Gus does it again, this time his folding world unfolds at a circus.
Uncle Gus’s Farm Rey, H. A. 1942 H. A. Rey's friends and family called him Gus, and this is his book of paper folding magic. A cut-out-and-play-book story-book with nothing to paste--just fold!
Wacky Wednesday Seuss, Dr. 1974 What's wrong with this picture? A boy endures a surreal world one Wednesday morning. Drawings and verse allow readers to search for all the things wrong in the pictures.
Walter Wick’s Optical Tricks Wick, Walter 1998 Photographer Walter Wick recreates some of the world’s best known optical illusions…and then shows readers how he took the pictures to create the illusion. This book is fascinating and can…
We Three Kings and other Christmas Carols Rey, H. A. 1942 Music and lyrics to ten Christmas songs including "O Come All Ye Faithful" and "Silent Night." Rey's color illustrations complement the lyrics.
What has Wild Tom Done Now? : A Story of Thomas Alva Edison Quackenbush, Robert 1981 In this biography of Thomas Edison, Robert Quackenbush spins the tale of Thomas’ “wild” experimenting, which sometimes led to trouble, but which eventually led to hundreds of inventions. Humorous cartoons…
Where’s my Baby? Rey, H. A. 1944 In short verses, various animal mothers are shown as pages fold out to reveal their babies.
Whiteblack the Penguin Sees the World Rey, Margaret and H. A. 2000 A radio announcer looking for interesting material sets out on a journey and gets more than he bargained for.
Who’s That Girl with the Gun? : a Story of Annie Oakley Quackenbush, Robert 1988 This is the story of Annie Oakley, as told for older children who still like picture books. Each page has a picture of the sharpshooter, as well as an engaging,…
You Bet Your Britches, Claude Nixon, Joan Lowery 1989 Shirley and Claude's adopted son Tom is determined to rescue his over-talkative sister Bessie from near-slavery. But when Shirley and Tom go to town to retrieve Tom's sister, and the…
You Can’t Take a Balloon Into the Metropolitan Museum Weitzman, Jaqueline Preiss and Glasser, Robin Preiss 1998 A guard tells a young girl going to the Metropolitan Museum with her grandmother that she can’t take her balloon with her. He offers to take care of it for…
You Can’t Take a Balloon into the Museum of Fine Arts Weitzman, Jaqueline Preiss and Glasser, Robin Preiss 2002 The young girl of the past You Can’t Take a Balloon books, who is visiting Boston with her grandfather, grandmother, and little brother remembers as they are entering the Museum…
You Can’t Take a Balloon into the National Art Gallery Weitzman, Jaqueline Preiss and Glasser, Robin Preiss 2000 When a little girl discovers that she cannot take her balloon into the National Art Gallery, she entrusts it to a kind photographer. However, the balloon escapes, leading the distraught…
Zebrology Rey, H. A. 1937 Illustrating his wacky theory of Zebrology, Rey pokes fun at the theory of evolution, among other things, in this small, word-free book, reaffirming his belief that people can be different…